David Cooper

LLM University of Sydney
  +61 2 9266 0455       dcooper@tclawyers.com.au

David has been practising Insurance Litigation, acting for insurers, claims managers and defendants since 1976. He is recognised as an expert in Insurance Litigation and Dust Diseases claims.

David has addressed numerous seminars and published many papers on topics relating to Liability claims and Asbestos-related diseases.

David's reputation is well recognised, as demonstrated by the following testimonial:

"David Cooper has good insurance knowledge, an eye for detail particularly in complex legal matters and is quiet and tenacious.. David is efficient and gets great results. David Cooper is very meticulous in following his work. He is noted for his level of service and expertise". (Legal Profiles).

David's areas of practice include:AccreditedSpecialistPI

  • General Insurance Law
  • Products and Public Liability Claims
  • Property Damage and Pure Economic Loss Claims
  • Professional Indemnity Claims
  • Asbestos - related Litigation
  • Policy advising and drafting
  • Building and Construction matters
  • Contract works litigation
  • Personal Injury Claims
  • Workers' Compensation


  • Appointed in 2006 to the Rules Committee of the Dust Diseases Tribunal
  • Accredited Specialist Personal Injury Law NSW
  • Appointed in 2005 as a Mediator for the Dust Diseases Tribunal by the President of the Dust Diseases Tribunal
  • Appointed in 2005 as a Contributions Assessor for the Dust Diseases Tribunal by the Attorney General's Department.

David was recognised by Doyle’s Guide 2018 and 2019 as a Leading Dust Diseases Lawyer (Defendant) – New South Wales.



David Cooper